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Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic about English widow Anna who comes to teach western ways to the royal family of Siam and in turn learns to love and respect the exuberant king. A fun show for the whole family!

New York City Center


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(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
TheaterWorks Hartford will open its 2022-2023 season with Fun Home. The cast for Fun Home includes Broadway veterans Aaron Lazar as Bruce, Christiane Noll as Helen, and Sarah Beth Pfeifer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
Symphony Space will present an evening exploring late Broadway legend Mary Rodgers and her just-published memoir Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers on September 18. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
The American Theatre Guild has announced that single tickets to all five engagements in the 22–23 BROADWAY AT THE KING CENTER SERIES will go on sale online Friday, September 9 at 10 a.m. All engagements will be held at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
Improbable have announced the full cast and creative team for An Improbable Musical, a Royal and Derngate Northampton and Improbable production. Following its critically acclaimed premiere in Northampton this February, An Improbable Musical will open at the Exeter Northcott on 27 September before a limited London run at Hackney Empire from 21 October. It will then tour the UK in spring 2023, including Gulbenkian Theatre (13 – 15 April), with further tour dates to be announced.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022
A private industry reading will be held in New York City of A Wonderful World, a new musical based on the life and songs of jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong, starring Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022
Live & In Color returns to the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT after recently producing the award winning Off-Broadway musical this past winter: LITTLE GIRL BLUE. 
by Stan Jenson - Sep 3, 2022
What did our critic think of BILOXI BLUES at Palm Canyon Theatre?
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022
The dates have been announced for the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of A Grand Night For Singing runs through Oct. 2. This stylish review features more than 30 songs from 11 of their musical masterpieces, including Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Carousel, The King and I, Cinderella, and more. See photos here!
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2022
Andrea Dotto (Bandstand, Chita Rivera Award Nominee) is back at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theater in the multi-faceted ensemble of A Grand Night For Singing, directed and choreographed by Sam Hay with music direction by Broadway's Joshua Zecher-Ross.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter. New cast members include Victoria Blunt (Audrey), Guy Burgess (Farrow), Aamira Challenger (Fernanda), Tessa Churchard (Lady Agnes), John Dougall (Sir Horace) and Tim Sutton (Sammy).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022
Performances begin next week for Northern Stage’s production of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s coming-of-age rock musical Spring Awakening, which will be performed September 27 – October 23, 2022, in the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT.
by Team BWW - Sep 19, 2022
SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced performers through October for his critically acclaimed LIVE concert series. Every week, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth's signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2022
TheaterWorksUSA's production of THE POUT-POUT FISH opens at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA on September 22.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022
TheaterWorksUSA's production of THE POUT-POUT FISH will open at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA on September 22. Performances run through October 2, before the company takes off on a 3-month North American tour.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2022
The ensemble of performers who will comprise the chorus for the Australian premiere of the concert spectacular Do You Hear The People Sing? has been announced. Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg will travel to Australia together this week for the first time in 25 years for this extraordinary event which celebrates their iconic musicals including Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR, written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Bessie Award winner Niegel Smith. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022
Bradshaw Performing Arts Center has announced its all-star 2022-2023 season of performances in a wide-ranging lineup of special events, featuring Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, entertainment icon Charo, and many more.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022
Performance Now Theatre Company will present A Grand Night for Singing September 9-25 at the Lakewood Cultural Center. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Casting has been announced for the next season of the Non-Equity Fiddler on the Roof North American Tour. The tour will begin the 2022-2023 season on October 11, 2022 with a week of performances at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre will stream Kate Baldwin’s Broadway Comes Home, a concert and documentary film, Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, on Skylight’s website. Broadway Comes Home features footage from Baldwin’s intimate concert last year in front of a small, invited audience on the stage of Skylight’s Cabot Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 
by Michael Major - Oct 1, 2022
Fall into October with a brand new lineup of Broadway-themed titles coming to streaming services. From the Original Broadway Cast Recording of & Juliet to the return of Seth Rudetsky's streaming concert series, check out what's streaming this month!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022
Writers Theatre will debut its 2022/23 Season with Tiger Style! by Mike Lew, directed by Brian Balcom. The production runs September 29, 2022 – October 30, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season. The production will feature Linedy Genao (On Your Feet! on Broadway) as Gloria, and Brandon Espinoza (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) as Emilio.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022
Broadway Palm has opened its 30th Anniversary Season with Broadway Palm Thru The Decades playing now through October 1, 2022. This original musical revue celebrates Broadway Palm and the musicals they have produced over the years. Making its debut is the theatre’s new high-performance, commercial-grade, video wall.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022
Placer Repertory Theater has announced the cast for the Ghosts of Placer County mainstage world premiere, which performs the first two weekends of October in Roseville.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2022
MISCELLANEA— a dance party that uses light to cycle through four different color “moods,” and features live performances to set the tone in each. The night flows in and out of dance and music performances and DJ’d sets— but even the traditional dance party format is dotted with micro interactive moments. See photos from the production.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022
The West End transfer has been announced for the critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, opening in February 2023 at Wyndham's Theatre, with dates and casting to be announced.
by Team BWW - Aug 24, 2022
Recognizing a strong return to the spotlight over the 2021-2022 Equity theater season, the Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago announced its nominations for theater excellence. This year’s nominees include 201 theater artists across 38 categories of excellence in theater production among shows from 43 companies.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022
The Joseph Jefferson Awards have announced this year's Equity nominations, including 201 theater artists across 38 categories.  The 54th anniversary Equity Jeff Awards will take place October 17, 2022, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook, IL. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022
Casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Bartlett Sher's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY, which comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 March – Sunday 26 March 2023.
by Michael Major - Aug 22, 2022
The 25th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will feature members of its all-star cast – Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Following the news special, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella for the first time on television in more than two decades.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022
Broadway veteran Maureen McGovern has revealed that she has been diagnosed with posterior cortical atrophy with symptoms of Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia. In a message on her official website, Maureen shared that she can no longer travel, perform in concerts, or even drive.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022
TDF is presenting their 11th season of Autism Friendly Performances for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other developmental or cognitive disabilities. The season begins on Sunday, October 2 at 1 p.m. with The Lion King.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022
The 92nd Street Y, New York Harkness Dance Center’s 2022/23 Mainstage Series opens on Thursday, September 22 with UNA Productions, and the New York premiere of Grass is Green, an evening-length work for seven dancers and drag queen/live cellist/live pianist Rose Nylons, choreographed by Chuck Wilt in collaboration with the performers.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2022
The 92nd Street Y, New York Harkness Dance Center's 2022/23 Mainstage Series opens on Thursday, September 22 with UNA Productions, and the New York premiere of Grass is Green, an evening-length work for seven dancers and drag queen/live cellist/live pianist Rose Nylons, choreographed by Chuck Wilt in collaboration with the performers: Kira Fargas, Tushrik Fredericks, Dominica Greene, Dasol Kim, Rebecca Margolick, Hadassah Perry, Chuck Wilt, and Drag queen & live cellist/pianist: Rose Nylons.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022
The Jeff Awards is hosting a live panel discussion with award-winning costume designers Monday, August 29
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022
The music of Bernstein, Ellington, Foster, Sousa and more will be performed by members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School's faculty and adult jazz students during the School's Celebration of Great American Music – two free outdoor concerts at the Dine the 'Dale Tent in downtown Scarsdale.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
Shereen Ahmed (My Fair Lady) will complete the company for Classic Stage Company's revival of A Man of No Importance, playing Adele Rice. A Man of No Importance will begin performances on Tuesday, October 11, with opening night set for Sunday, October 30 for a limited run through Sunday, December 4.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022
The REV Theatre Company opens the third production of its 2022 season – Rodgers & Hammerstein’s State Fair. The show runs August 17th – September 6th at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, NY. See photos from production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher recently sat down with the White House Historical Association to discuss the portrayal of American history in theater. Sher gives insight into his new collaboration with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin of a new version of Camelot on Broadway, and more.  Watch here!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced that beloved Broadway stars Ali Ewoldt and Jimmy Smagula will join host Kyle Barisich on the the Bay Street stage for the Music Mondays performance of Sip & Sing LIVE! on Monday, August 29, at 8 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Broadway Palm will present its 30th Anniversary Season with Broadway Palm Thru The Decades playing August 26 through October 1, 2022. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022
”Jimmy and Carolyn”, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring two-time Tony nominee and TV/Broadway star Mary Beth Peil (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife,  HALSTON, Broadway's Anastasia) and TV/Broadway star Gregory Harrison (911,  Chesapeake Shores, Trapper John M.D.), shot entirely on location in Westerly, Rhode  Island, sets its South County Premiere at Bill Hanney's newly renovated All South Coun ty Luxury Cinemas, co-owned with Harold Blank and William Doherty, in Wakefield on  Monday, August 29, 2022.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2022
Even after a brief telephone conversation – which covers as many subjects as time will allow – it’s quite clear that Jason Graae is not only an acclaimed actor, entertainer and stage/film/tv performer. He is, at his very core, a raconteur (which is a fancy French way of saying he can tell a great story).
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022
ABC News Studios will air “Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20” featuring members of its all-star cast — Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Billy Porter, Todrick Hall, Debra Martin Chase, Neil Meron, and costumer Ellen Mirojnick will also make appearances.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022
Hit musical Girl from the North Country, written by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is one of the most critically acclaimed, multi award-winning productions of the 21st century.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
New York based production company MinuteZero has announced the premiere of MISCELLANEA, a sensory immersive experience that combines dance, one on one theater, a live DJ, and lighting design to create specially curated 'moods,' for a completely unique evening of entertainment.

The King and I Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in The King and I and what's the order?
Royal Dance Before the King
Procession of the White Elephant
Arrival at Bangkok
I Whistle a Happy Tune
My Lord and Master
Hello, Young Lovers [i]
March of the Royal Siamese Children
Children Sing, Priests Chant
A Puzzlement
The Royal Bangkok Academy
Getting to Know You
We Kiss in a Shadow
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?
Something Wonderful
Prayer to Buddah
Western People Funny
Dance of Anna and Sir Edward
I Have Dreamed
The Small House of Uncle Thomas Ballet
Song of the King

Waiting
Who Would Refuse?
Now You Leave
Why? Why? Why?
Anna and Son Klin
Hello, Young Lovers [ii]

What productions of The King and I have their been?
The King and I has had 25 productions including Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, West End which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1960, Off-Broadway which opened in 1961, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, West End which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, West End which opened in 2000, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2004, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2018.

What productions of The King and I have there been?
The King and I has had 25 productions including Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, West End which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1960, Off-Broadway which opened in 1961, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, West End which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, West End which opened in 2000, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2004, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2018.